Killed Vaccine Handling

View the video tutorial to learn how to properly administer and handle killed vaccines (also en Español).

More Than One Game Plan

While no vaccine can claim full prevention of all diseases, Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. offers three families of vaccines that help protect against clostridial diseases.

Product Description

BAR-VAC family of vaccines provides an economical, convenient way to protect healthy, susceptible cattle from clostridial disease, offering both 7- and 8-way clostridial protection and the option for Clostridium perfringens Types C and D and tetanus coverage.

The Bar-Vac Family:
  • BAR-VAC 7
  • BAR-VAC 7/Somnus
  • BAR-VAC 8

Features & Benefits
BAR-VAC provides 7- or 8-way clostridial disease protection with the option for Clostridium perfringens Types C and D and tetanus protection. It meets BQA guidelines for subcutaneous administration. By using Bar-Vac, producers can help eliminate the chance of tissue damage, common with intramuscular injections, and rest easy knowing that they're controlling clostridial disease with this proven formulation.
Dosage Information
  • 5 mL administered subcutaneously (cattle)
  • Repeat in 21 to 28 days
  • Revaccinate annually

Safety Information

  • Store out of direct sunlight at a temperature between 35-45° F (2-7° C). Avoid freezing. Shake well before using. Use entire contents when first opened.
  • Do not vaccinate within 21 days before slaughter.
  • Anaphylactoid reactions may occur. Antidote: Administer epinephrine.


Product Resources

Contact Information

  • Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc.

    Cattle Division

    3239 Satellite Blvd NW,
    Duluth, GA 64506

    • Phone 866-638-2226
    • Fax 816-326-9167
    • e-mail